• Nebraska board OKs South Sioux City horse racing project

    SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators have approved plans for a horse track and simulcast wagering facility at the site of the former Atokad Downs in South Sioux City.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addresses the congress in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday May 6, 2016. North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North's recent nuclear test and a slew of missile launches. (KRT via AP) NORTH KOREA OUT

    Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed his country’s recent nuclear test to uproarious applause as he convened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, an event intended to showcase the North’s stability and unity in the face of tough international sanctions and deepening isolation.

    Updated: 9:41 am

  • In a Wednesday, March 16, 2016 photo, caskets float away from a nearby cemetery during flooding from heavy rains in Calcasieu Parish, La. The parish Coroner's Office earlier this month completed the recovery of caskets and vaults or lids that floated from their resting places during flooding March 12 and beyond. Officials said 85 caskets were recovered, most from Niblett's Bluff Cemetery in Vinton. The recovered remains have been placed in refrigerated trucks parked at the coroner's office as investigators begin the identification and re-interment process. (Emily Dalfrey via AP)

    Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead.

  • FIFA life bans for 2 South American officials for bribery

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judges have imposed life bans on two South American football officials who have pleaded guilty in the United States to corruption charges.

  • In this Oct. 8, 2005, file photo, Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, center, is congratulated by fans as he runs off the field after upseting Ohio State, 17-10, in State College, Pa. Joe Paterno's son said Friday, May 6, 2016,  that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk." In a tweet , Scott Paterno wrote that "it would be great if everyone waited to see the substance of the allegation before they assume it's true. Because it's not." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before his arrest.

    Updated: 2:48 pm

  • In this picture taken on Monday, April 25, 2016, Zdenek Vesely checks a master record at vinyl plant in Lodenice, Czech Republic. As vinyl records make a global comeback in popularity, a little-known Czech company is riding the market surge to establish itself as the world’s biggest record manufacturers, with plans to expand in North America and Asia. GZ Media, based in a small town south west of the Czech capital, has made deals with all the major music labels and is running its plant day and night, every day of the year - even on Christmas - to satisfy booming demand. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Vinyl revival: Czech record maker aims for global dominance

    LODENICE, Czech Republic (AP) — As vinyl records make a global comeback, a little-known Czech company is riding the market surge to establish itself as the world’s biggest record manufacturer, with plans to expand in North America and Asia.

  • A wildfire flares up near Fort McMurray, Canada, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from the wildfire raging in Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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  • Succession plan set for Ilitch-owned teams, other holdings

    DETROIT (AP) — Mike and Marian Ilitch say one of their sons will eventually take the helm of sports, business and entertainment holdings that include the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, Little Caesars pizza and MotorCity Casino Hotel.

  • Synthia Varela-Casaus, an Albuquerque, N.M., mother who pleaded guilty in one of the state's most high-profile child abuse deaths, stands in a Bernalillo County courtroom in Albuquerque, Friday, May 6, 2016. Varela-Casaus was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison in connection with the 2013 death of her 9-year-old son, Omaree. The case drew national attention since Omaree tried unsuccessfully to get help from authorities because of previous abuse. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    New Mexico mom set to be sentenced in son’s brutal death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque mother was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison in one of New Mexico’s most high-profile child abuse deaths — a case that sparked a number of reforms and an overhaul of the state agency that handles child abuse.

    Updated: 4:31 pm

  • Scotland’s independence party scores well but no majority

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The pro-independence Scottish National Party Friday secured another term in government with an historic third consecutive victory in Scotland’s parliamentary elections but fell short of an outright majority.